Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Level 2 Award in Wines

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC+4

WSET 2 Banner

This course is given over 3 day course:

  • Day 1: 1 February 2020 from 10am – 6pm
  • Day 2: 8 February 2020 from 10am – 6pm
  • Day 3: 15 February 2020 from 10am – 6pm (including exam)

Be advised, this qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time, including 16 hours of classroom with a WSET course provider. It is therefore imperative that registration has to be complete at least 2 weeks before course start date. These two weeks should be used by the students to prepare for the course and study for the exam.

The Tasting Class is now an approved provider of WSET; inspiring and empower the world’s beverage professionals and enthusiasts with best-in-class wine education.

WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for quality beverages.

WSET Level 2 Awards in Wines:

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring grapes for those working in the industry or enthusiasts. For individuals seeking a core understanding of grapes, this qualification explores the major varieties and important regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about wine styles produced as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)
  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:
        • Chardonnay
        • Pinot Grigio/Gris
        • Sauvignon Blanc
        • Riesling
        • Cabernet Sauvignon
        • Merlot
        • Pinot Noir
        • Syrah/Shiraz
  • The style and quality of wines:
        • made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
        • produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:
        • Sparkling wines
        • Fortified wines
  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
  • Principles of food and wine pairing




Course delivery:

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time, including 16 hours of classroom with a WSET course provider. This classroom portion of this course takes place over three consecutive Saturdays on 1 February, 8 February, and 15 February from 10am to 6pm with your exam at the end of the last day.


Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions. This qualification is regulated by Ofqual.


Make note that there is a limited amount of seven registered candidates per class. The Tasting Class will offer a refund or reschedule the course in case of cancellation. 

*Price is including 5% VAT as per 01 January 2018.

*August 2019 – August 2020 prices are subject to change.


Nest, Tryp by Wyndham
Al Barsha Heights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates


The Tasting Class
+971(0)50 918 6761

You might also like these events